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Materials Superintendent (Launch)

Job Number:  7530
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Detroit
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.

Role Summary

Under the direction of the Warehouse Manager, responsible for all aspects of the Materials Warehouse. Plans, directs and coordinates activities including safety, quality, productivity and employee relations.  Oversees Materials Supervisors for all business units.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supervises Materials Supervisors; resolve downtown
  • Always ensure proper staffing 
  • Creates purchase requisitions, work orders, etc.
  • Audits Materials Warehouse
  • Generates & implements warehouse improvements in safety, efficiency, inventory, etc.
  • Develops & maintains Job Evaluation Sheets (JES).
  • Develops & tracks internal key measurements for performance.
  • Participates & leads process improvement projects
  • Ensures all policies, procedures, plant standards and safety rules are consistently followed
  • Collaborates with the Department and HR Managers in the administration of disciplinary action
  • Ensures Material Supervisors are timely recording Attendance and Time-Off Policies
  • Ensures all required training is recieved
  • Ensures thorough & timely performance reviews
  • Complies with HSE standards, Employee Charter, the OSHA and MIOSHA
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Minimum of five (5) years of materials supervisory experience in a tier-one automotive manufacturing facility.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Powered Industrial Truck Permit (requires a passing score on the Powered Industrial Truck training tests administered by Magna Seating Detroit)
Additional Information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team oriented
  • communicates well with others and able to interact with people at al levels and departments
  • Excellent problem solving and leadership skills
  • Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills
  • Working knowledge of safety standards and OSHA guidelines
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MRP

13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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